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It turns out that all you need to do to have a chance to step foot in a galaxy far, far, away is donate cash to a charitable cause.
Donor’s kicked-in $60 million for the Robin Hood Foundation at its annual benefit Tuesday night, some $35 million of which will go to the foundation’s newly-created Robin Hood American Dream Fund.
Nonprofits in the Washington, D.C.-area will have the opportunity to win $7,500 by submitting their ideas on how they would use technology to change lives for 501cTECH’s 11th annual Technology Innovation Awards (TIA).
Projects aimed at addressing recidivism, employment, chronic homelessness and the mentally ill, were among the five selected as part of a Pay for Success (PFS) Initiative by the Nonprofit Finance Fund and the James Irvine Foundation.
William C. McGinly has a new gig. A month before he will retire president and CEO of Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), he was announced as the new president of Gobel Education effective July 1.
A new applied research center announced today by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, (IU) is intended to allow nonprofits access to better data to improve their fundraising.
The Nature Conservancy’s (TNC) focus on its strategic framework, called “Global Challenges, Global Solutions,” helped to secure a $26 million gift for programs in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia this past March. “A combination of the strategic framework and the maturation of some efforts to put strong and interesting programs in front of donors is starting to bear some fruit,” said Steve Howell, chief financial and administration officer for TNC in Arlington, Va.
Picture this: You’re a major gift officer on your way to a donor meeting and you’re lost. So, you ask for directions. A heads-up display in your glasses gives you a map to your donor’s front door.
Henry Timms was appointed yesterday as executive director of the 92nd Street Y, the first non-Jewish leader in the 140-year history of the organization. He was the deputy executive director for innovation, strategy and content and had served as interim executive director since last summer.
Grant management for recipients of federal funds figures to become more streamlined. Congress has passed the Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act, bringing government-wide standards for grant reporting that is expected to result in easier reporting processes for nonprofits.